After a long, hard winter filled with dry, dull skin, there’s nothing more refreshing than knowing that spring is just around the corner. With that in mind, it’s just as important to prepare your skin for the spring, as the change in weather can have a strong impact on the condition of your skin. From cold, wet weather to glorious sunshine and heat, it’s important to get the right balance so that your skin doesn’t suffer from the warmer weather. Here’s how you can prepare your skin for the change in weather and embrace spring with open arms.
Prepare for Change
Just as the weather will be changing, so will the condition of your skin. It may not be miserable and cold outside during spring, but that doesn’t mean that the warmer weather is any better for your skin. During the weather change, you’ll notice your skin starting to change in a few different ways. From breakouts and red patches, which are very common when the seasons change, to more dry skin, it’s hard to know what your skin is going to behave like. It’s important to be aware that this change is going to happen and the best way to approach it is with gentle products that will help soothe your skin and keep it settled.
Use SPF Religiously
It may not be 20 degrees and glorious sunshine outside, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to wear SPF whenever you go out. For many people, SPF is part of their daily skincare routine all year around, as you can never be too careful when it comes to your skin. For those who don’t see the need to wear it through the cold winter weather, now is the time to grab that bottle and put it back into your skincare routine. Before you apply your makeup on a morning, be sure to add SPF to your face to protect it from day to day exposure. You’ll find that doing this helps to keep your skin healthy and fresh, which is the most important thing of all.
Maintain Vitamin and Mineral Intake
During the winter, you’ll find that you’re probably lacking many of the vitamins and minerals that your body and skin needs in order to look and feel good. From Iron and Magnesium, to Vitamin D and C, you need to ensure your getting the right number of vitamins and minerals into your diet, especially now that spring is just around the corner. If you know your skin is in need of some essential vitamins to get it back to its healthy condition, then now is the perfect time to invest in some vitamins and minerals to start getting your skin back on track before summer comes.
Try Cream Based MakeupWarm weather results in perspiration and often causes the skin to dry out, so its really beneficial to experiment with cream-based makeup through the spring and summer months. For many people, powder-based makeup is their go-to, but during those warmer months it’s often a bit of a nightmare when it comes to touch-ups. Cream-based makeup such as creamy primers, foundations and even cream blushers are ideal for the spring, so now is the time to get to the shop and find the perfect products and shades for your skin. You often find that cream-based products help you to achieve that summer glow too, so that’s an added bonus to get you through the spring!